Definitions for "Shared services"
those administrative, technical and managerial services which are to be shared across the three StHAs in the North West. One StHA will employ and host staff but the service will be provided to all three, e.g., high secure commissioning, analytical services, medicines management
A whole-of-Government approach to corporate services delivery involving the consolidation of corporate services across Government into five large scale and two smaller scale shared service providers and a technology centre of skill.
Computing services (portals, directory, identity, e-mail, instant messaging, calendaring and Web services) that are shared via an Internet-based, enterprise-wide infrastructure.
Reduction of redundant operations by municipalities or non-profits by collaborating with one another for a joint operation(s.)  For example, if two non-profits each have a call center, they may share a single call center that takes calls for both organizations.